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Wrong-Way Driver On I-80 Leads To Fatal Crash Near Saltair

Oct 23, 2020, 11:17 AM | Updated: 12:21 pm

MAGNA, Utah – The Utah Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on I-80 near The Great Saltair Friday morning.

UHP Sgt. Nick Street said the crash was caused by a wrong-way driver.

Officials said the vehicle was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes when it hit an oncoming car. The man in the vehicle that was driving westbound died in the crash.

Troopers do not suspect impairment was a factor at this time, and they said the driver of the wrong-way vehicle is cooperating with the investigation.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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Wrong-Way Driver On I-80 Leads To Fatal Crash Near Saltair